Some of you might have read that the two mountains that surround Machu Picchu, Huaynapicchu and Machu Picchu mountain, will be closed in April 2016. They actually will not be closed at the same time – the first half of the month will be when they do maintenance on Huaynapicchu and the government will open Huaynapicchu before they close Machu Picchu mountain. And the Sun Gate is always free to walk to – so please have no fear – you will definitely get your postcard photo of Machu Picchu from above.
And Machu Picchu complex will be open the entire time. If April 2016 is when you plan to visit, we promise you will still have the full Inca Experience.
For more information on the closings, read Peru This Week.